What to Do When Life Gets Messy

Our friend Joseph sits in a pretzel of a predicament. I’ll get to that in a moment. I’m filled with giggles and glee, because it’s here, it’s here. Christmas came early to our home because…. Celebrate Wonder & Joy: 25 Daily Devotions for Advent and Christmas is...

Little Known Ways to Fall in Love Again

Leif began singing a song over me soon after we were married. This was no ordinary song. The refrain lacked melody, harmony, rhyme. Perhaps it wasn’t a song at all, except to me. We were newlyweds in our late twenties. We felt late to the marriage game back then. That...

The Unexpected Gift of Sadness

The book of Job is part of the wisdom literature of the Old Testament, along with Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon. Job tells the story of a wealthy, successful man living in the land of Uz who had seven sons and three daughters. The story opens with an...

The Secret to Encountering God in 2014

Wonderstruck is more than a book and Bible study—it’s a way of living awake to the wonders of God all around. The wonder of God, those moments of spiritual awakening that make you long for more of God, is woven throughout your life. [Tweet this] It’s waiting in...

How to Give the Perfect Gift This Christmas

I’ve always struggled buying the perfect gift—you know, the one your loved one remembers for years to come. Maybe you struggle shopping for the Person-Who-Has-Everything, too. It’s too small. Not the right color. They have three just like it. Rather than preparing my...

Together, let's prepare our hearts for Christ's arrival as we stay on the lookout for wonder and joy all around. 

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